Braves bring back C Tyler Flowers on minor league deal
(AP) - The Atlanta Braves have signed catcher Tyler Flowers to a minor league deal. The 35-year-od Flowers spent the past five seasons with the Braves but wasn’t re-signed after hitting .217 with one homer and five RBIs in 2020.
But Atlanta needs catching depth after Travis d’Arnaud went on the 60-day disabled list last weekend with a left thumb injury. He was hurt applying a tag at the plate in a game against the Toronto Blue Jays and underwent ligament surgery Monday.
The Braves have turned to touted rookie William Contreras to handle the bulk of the catching duties.
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